Mitford, Jessica - Hons and Rebels - ( Item 123061 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2011. Reprint. Fine Hardback. Sealed. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Bound in cloth, printed with an illustration by Yann le Bec. Approx. 288 pages, frontispiece and 12 pages of black & white plates. Size: 9 ins × 5¾ ins. Introduced by A. N. Wilson. 'If we should pass a car flaunting the red badge of socialism, we were allowed to lean out of the window and shout at the occupants: “Down with the horrible Counter-Honnish Labour Party!' Surely one of the most extraordinary families of the 20th century, the fascinating and unconventional Mitfords epitomised the great political divide of their day. Diana married Sir Oswald Mosley, leader of the British Fascists, and Unity was a close friend of Hitler. In contrast Jessica was a committed Communistthe 'red sheep' of the family. Hons & Rebels, Jessica's sparkling and candid memoir, charts her singular early life, from her eccentric childhood to her emigration to the United States in 1939. Jessica Mitford's account of her remarkable life is both uproariously funny and deeply moving. From her pain and anger at her favourite sister's devotion to Hitler to the crushing loss of a child, tragedy touched Jessica Mitford's life many times, but her irrepressible spirit and commitment to a better world come through in every word of this remarkable memoir.
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